Criminals send text messages on behalf of Ledger

The current price for one Bitcoin (BTC) is currently $13,489.28. That’s -1.49% more than 24 hours ago. If you want to buy bitcoin for $100 now, you will get about 0.0074 BTC for this.

The total market cap is $249,980,976,336.00 with a circulation of 18,531,825 BTC.

There have been numerous data breaches in the Bitcoin Superstar industry. A lot of personal data has been stolen. This data can be used by criminals to contact you.

Attention: Bitcoin thieves send SMS’s and mails to owners of Ledger wallets.

Users of the Ledger hardware wallet receive emails and text messages from criminals who want to steal Bitcoin.

The criminals pretend to be the hardware manufacturer Ledger via SMS and email and try to access your wallet.

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Investment in Bitcoin (BTC) from MicroStrategy turns out well: $100 million in the plus

In August and September, MicroStrategy was in the news because it was the first listed company to invest heavily in bitcoin. In total, the company purchased more than 38 thousand bitcoin for an average value of $11,111 per currency.

MicroStrategy’s investment now stands at more than $100 million. The company has 38,250 bitcoin in cash.

The investment represents a large portion of the company’s reserves, which previously slowly melted away due to inflation.

Although the investment has been made fairly recently, the purchase has not harmed the company. After bitcoin passed the $13,727, the unrealized gain on the investment exceeded $100 million.

Extra privacy while receiving Bitcoin with PayNyms

One of Bitcoin’s not often discussed topics are PayNyms. However, it does have a lot to offer in terms of privacy. What exactly are they and what can you do with them?

The PayNyms come from the stable of Samourai Wallet. It is based on the Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) 47. Another description is ‚re-usable payment codes‘. This technique is essentially a way of making payments anonymously.

It allows you to receive a payment from someone where the addresses of both parties are encrypted. This way you do not know to whom you are sending the money. You could see it as an anonymous payment channel.